Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Kentucky State Police is Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting in Shelby County
Date of News Release: 11/19/2011
(Frankfort, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police in Frankfort is conducting a death investigation in Shelby County involving the Shelbyville Police Department. On Saturday, November 19, 2011, at 1:41 PM the Shelby County dispatch received a call reporting a male subject walking with a pipe in hand on Midland Trail (US-60) in the limits of Shelbyville, KY.
At 1:44 PM the Shelby County dispatch receive a second call involving the same male subject advising that he had broken out a window at a residence on Clifton Court. At 1:47 PM two Shelbyville officers arrived at 100 Clifton Court and located the male subject. At 2:07 PM the Shelbyville Officers requested assistance and reported an officer down.
Both Shelbyville officers were taken to the Jewish Hospital in Shelbyville by Shelby County EMS for treatment of their injuries. The male subject was taken to the Jewish Hospital Shelbyville suffering from a gun shot wound. The male subject died at the Jewish Hospital in Shelbyville from his injuries.
The Kentucky State Police is conducting a death investigation and an officer involved shooting investigation at the request of the Shelbyville Police Department. The officers have been placed of administrative leave by the Shelbyville Police Department. The investigation by the Kentucky State Police in Frankfort is continuing. Any updates will be released when they are available.
The Shelbyville Officers involved the police shooting are Officer Suzanne Marcum and Frank Willoughby. Officer Marcum has been employed by the Shelbyville Police Department for 17 years. Officer Willoughby has been employed by the Shelbyville Police Department for 6 years. The fatally wounded male is Trey Williams age 18, of Shelbyville, KY. The investigation is continuing by Kentucky State Police.